Wendy M. Christensen, Ph.D.
456 Raubinger Hall, 300 Pompton Rd.William Paterson UniversityWayne, NJ 07470(973) 720-3937ChristensenW@wpunj.eduwww.wendyphd.weebly.com
2012 Assistant Professor, Department of SociologyWilliam Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey2010-12 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and AnthropologyBowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
Sociology, University of Wisconsin–MadisonDissertation:
Mobilizing Military Motherhood: Negotiating Support, Activism and Politics in the U.S. War on Terrorism
Committee: Myra Marx Ferree (Chair), Mustafa Emirbayer, CameronMacdonald, Pamela Oliver, and Aili Mari Tripp2004
, Sociology, University of Wisconsin–Madison2002
, Sociology with Honors (Magna cum Laude)State University of New York at Stony Brook–Stony Brook, NY
Research & Teaching Interests:
Social theory, research methods, political sociology, social movements, social inequality,sociology of gender, sociology of the family, war and military, sociology of culture, newsmedia, and Internet communications technology.
Christensen, Wendy M. 2009. “Technological Boundaries: Deﬁning the Personal and thePolitical in Military Mothers’ Online Support Forums,”
Women's Studies Quarterly,
37:1&2Christensen, Wendy M. and Myra Marx Ferree. 2008. “Cowboy of the World? GenderDiscourse and the Iraq War Debate.”
, 31:3, pp. 287-306
Christensen, Wendy M. 2013. Review of
Men Who Hate Women and the Women WhoKick Their Asses
Eds. Donna King & Carrie Lee Smith.
Gender & Society
, 27:3Christensen, Wendy M. 2012. “The Kissing Sailor Photograph: An Iconic Image of War, NotRomance.”
Sociological Images: Inspiring Sociological Imaginations Everywhere
. Oct. 5.http://bit.ly/kissingSailorChristensen, Wendy M. 2012. “Torches of Freedom: Women and Smoking Propaganda.”
Sociological Images: Inspiring Sociological Imaginations Everywhere.